Folding fan

European
late 19th century


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

1976.515

Medium or Technique

Feathers

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Folding feather fan. Laphophore feathers mounted over dark foundation feathers with design of roses, buds and leaves left formed by hummingbird feathers. Dark Neopolitan shell sticks, maroon silk connecting ribbon. Maroon silk tassel and loop (for securing fan closed) depend from dark Neopolitan shell stick.

Credit Line

Oldham Collection